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Coming Sunday

Breweries are bubbling up all along the upper Texas Coast. Coast Monthly visits a few.

Texas City police seek information about dead man on I-45

Texas City police are investigating the case of man found shot to death on the Interstate 45 feeder road early Friday morning.

Galveston council to wait on abandonment of Porretto Beach streets

Galveston city council on Thursday postponed voting on a resolution that would effectively turn over several city rights-of-way to a…

Local Sports

Cold front every few days affects fishing

The big Mardi Gras Weekend is upon us, with parades and parties attracting a lot of anglers that might otherwise be on the water.

Early foul trouble sees La Marque test bench depth in area round win over Crockett

Early foul trouble forced multiple La Marque starters to miss the majority of the first half, but the bench held their own to help the Cougars to a 72-50 win over the Crockett Bulldogs in an area round playoff game held at The Woodlands High School.

County girls basketball teams set to mix it up with region’s best

Galveston County has been represented well in this year’s girls basketball playoffs, as three local teams have reached the regional …

Local Business

Nassau Bay seeing surge in new homes, businesses

There are only 11 lots remaining in Nassau Bay, with four of them along the waterfront.

Hey Mikey's to open on Sixth Street; BOA to close island drive-up service

Two scoops: Owners of a fast-growing island ice cream enterprise are planning a shop on Texas City’s emerging Sixth Street.

Neither boom nor bust for 2016 auto sales

After racing past records in 2015, auto sales around the region shifted to a lower gear in 2016.


TIRZ 13 isn't a disaster for island taxpayers — yet

While there’s been much demonizing of a development in a special taxing zone on East Beach, there’s little evidence it’s been a raw …

We need your help

I mentioned in a previous column that when I started working for the Beach Patrol back in the early ‘80s I was assigned to the area …

Galveston should be considered as a port of call

Alvin Sallee’s guest column (“Time to call Galveston a port of call,” The Daily News, Feb. 18) struck a chord with me. Last week, fo…

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